Dermatitis is caused by a complex interaction involving genetics, environmental contact and your immune system. Health conditions, allergies, stress, and contact with an irritant can cause dermatitis. Dry skin is very complaint with dermatitis and is an underlying cause of some of the more typical rash symptoms. Many people find that the substances that cause a contact dermatitis reaction include but are not limited to foods, metals such as nickel, cleaning solutions, textiles such as wool or polyester, poisonous plants such as Substances that cause contact dermatitis in many people include "poisonous" plants such poison oak, sumac or ivy. Even the medications prescribed to treat dermatitis can cause a dermatitis reaction.
Learn more about the dual effect of rosacea and dermatitis at The International Rosacea Foundation.
More Information about dermatitis can be found at The International Eczema-Psoriasis Foundation.
More Information about treating and living with dermatitis can be found at Dermatitis-Ltd.